[os-kyuh-ler] /ˈɒs kyə lər/
pertaining to an osculum.
pertaining to the mouth or kissing:
(zoology) of or relating to an osculum
of or relating to the mouth or to kissing
[os-kyuh-leyt] /ˈɒs kyəˌleɪt/ verb (used without object), osculated, osculating. 1. to come into close contact or union. 2. Geometry. (of a curve) to touch another curve or another part of the same curve so as to have the same tangent and curvature at the point of contact. verb (used with object), osculated, osculating. 3. to […]
noun, Mathematics. 1. the plane containing the circle of curvature of a point on a given curve.
noun, Mathematics. 1. .
[os-kyuh-ley-shuh n] /ˌɒs kyəˈleɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of kissing. 2. a kiss. 3. close contact. 4. Geometry. the contact between two curves or the like. /ˌɒskjʊˈleɪʃən/ noun 1. (maths) Also called tacnode. a point at which two branches of a curve have a common tangent, each branch extending in both directions of the […]